Laura C. DePalma, DO

Laura C. DePalma, DO

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

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(314) 514-3500

Dr. DePalma specializes in the evaluation and management of all musculoskeletal injuries in adults and children, with special interests in acute and sports-related injuries. Dr. DePalma sees patients at the Orthopedic Injury Clinic in South County.

Clinical Office Locations

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

Clinical Interests

Dr. DePalma specializes in the evaluation and management of all musculoskeletal injuries in adult patients and children ages 3 and above, with special interests in acute and sports-related injuries. Dr. DePalma sees patients at the Orthopedic Injury Clinic in South County.

Background

Dr. DePalma earned a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Philadelphia, PA. She then completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics from the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA and the Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE. She is fellowship trained in Primary Care Sports Medicine, from the East Carolina University/Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC. Dr. DePalma specializes in the evaluation and management of all musculoskeletal injuries in adult patients and children ages 3 and above, with special interest in acute and sports-related injuries. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Osteopathic Association, and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics Board-Certified, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine

Medical Degree

  • Doctor of Osteopathy, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

  • Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA/Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Residency

  • Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania/Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Fellowship

  • Primary Care Sports Medicine, East Carolina University/Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina

Honors and Awards

  • 2006, Sigma Sigma Phi, Honorary Osteopathic Service Fraternity, Zeta Chapter Member

Sports Team Coverage

  • 2013-2015, Team Physician, North Pitt High School, Bethel, NC
  • 2013-2015, Team Physician, Ayden Grifton High School, Bethel, NC
  • 2013, North Pitt Wrestling Tournament, Regionals, Greenville, NC
  • 2012, Pitt County Wrestling Tournament, Greenville, NC

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Osteopathic Pediatricians Section, Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
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Dr. DePalma's Office Locations

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza, Suite 1500

St. Louis, MO 63129

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